Spider Side Table

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Project by sricks posted 06-27-2008 05:26 PM 1681 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a small side table based on my Curved side table in an earlier post. This is a purpose build small table. Our living room is very small and we needed just a small table to hold a coffee cup and a remote. I loved the leg design of the Curved side table so much that I decided to use it again.

This was made from some scrap walnut I had laying around with a polyurethane water based finish. My son calls it the spider table because he thinks the legs make it look like a spider.

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#1 posted 06-27-2008 08:04 PM

very original very beautiful work

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#2 posted 06-27-2008 08:22 PM

I love this little table! Very cool!

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#3 posted 06-27-2008 09:28 PM

Elegant and unique and useful…. Great job and nice legs.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#4 posted 06-27-2008 10:09 PM

Very unique design, I like it a lot.

Great workmanship.


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#5 posted 06-28-2008 04:29 AM

The legs on both of your tables make them look very animated… as if the tables are tip toeing away. Very original. Great work sricks.

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#6 posted 06-30-2008 06:56 AM

Very unique design well worth repeating. Your son is right. But it works so keep it up. I really think your’re on to something. Maybe a patent.

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#7 posted 06-30-2008 11:01 PM

I too think it is a unique design. It has a strong stand alone character all its own. Thanks for sharing.

-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison

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#8 posted 07-04-2008 01:11 AM

Unique , yes . It just doesn’t appear to be a very stable table . It looks like it could tip over with a slight nudge , but I may be wrong . I do like it so don’t get me wrong . I’m just offering my opinion . Nice finish on it also : )

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#9 posted 11-18-2011 04:58 AM

Very nice table . I like the curve on the tapered section of the legs!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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